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in the countdown to the games. if we can deliver these games successfully and everybody has a really good time, and we leave a really good legacy for birmingham after what we've been through, i think that will be a massive legacy for everybody. amid pressure for the commonwealth games to remain relevant, the hope is the baton�*sjourney around the world will help generate enthusiasm before the stars of 2022 aim to emulate england's golden netballers and create more memorable moments. laura scott, bbc news. time for a look at the weather. chris is with me. there has been a bit more cloud _ chris is with me. there has been a bit more cloud around _ chris is with me. there has been a bit more cloud around today - chris is with me. there has been a bit more cloud around today for i chris is with me. there has been a i bit more cloud around today for most parts of the uk but we still managed a bit of sunshine, for example here in norwich. you might have noticed how warm the air felt today compared with yesterday. temperatures have been leaping upwards. today up to 20
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celsius, around six or seven degrees warmer than it should be at this time of year. you can see the extent of the cloud on the satellite picture. we have some breaks, but the thickest cloud for northern ireland and scotland has been bringing rain, and that will be with us into the weekend as well. south of that, away from the band of rain, thick enough clout to bring some rain or drizzle overnight and i think there will be mist and fog patches. some of these could be quite dense across england and wales on friday but it will be a mild start of the morning. through friday, as the weather front continues to bring rain, mist and fog patches could be slow to clear and i suspect there will be drizzle for a time but we should start to see sunny spells break through the cloud and in the sunshine temperatures again way above average for the time of year, reaching highs up for the time of year, reaching highs up to 21 degrees. even where it stays cloudy, temperatures into the
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high teens as a minimum. here is the weather front high teens as a minimum. here is the weatherfront still high teens as a minimum. here is the weather front still bringing rain across scotland and northern ireland, but otherwise we should start to see some sunny spells come through as we head into the afternoon. temperatures are still high teens to low 20s across england and wales but we are starting to see fresher air moving and that will be coming to all parts of the uk as we head through the second part of the weekend and into next week as well. that's all from the bbc news at six so it's goodbye from me, and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc�*s news teams where you are. hello, i'm 0lly foster, here's what's coming up on sportsday this evening. new owners at newcastle united, the takeover is complete, we'll be live at st james' shortly. we'll also head to las vegas ahead of what's becoming a heavyweight
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grudge match between fury and wilder. and the trailblazers, in black history month, meet two women who have made a huge impact on their sport. also coming up in the programme... good evening, welcome to sportsday. premier league takeovers are never easy but newcastle united's has been fairly tortuous. the consortium that now owns the club initially walked away meet two women who have made a huge impact on their sport. good evening, welcome to sportsday. premier league takeovers are never easy but newcastle united's has been fairly tortuous. the consortium that now owns the club initially walked away from a deal 17 months ago, losing patience as their offer was scrutinised, there was a big snag list that included questions over the influence of the saudi state, broadcasting piracy of live matches there, and ongoing objections from human rights groups. but those have been resolved. let's cross live to st james' park and speak to our
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sports correspondent katie gornall, katie, it has all moved very quickly, hasn't it? but the mike ashley era, it is all over. in the last hour or so, it has been confirmed that the new owners are in place. confirmed that the new owners are in lace. . , ~' , place. that is right. i think it is all still sinking _ place. that is right. i think it is all still sinking in _ place. that is right. i think it is all still sinking in here - place. that is right. i think it is all still sinking in here and - place. that is right. i think it is all still sinking in here and it i all still sinking in here and it will take some time. it has been such a seismic event for newcastle united, for the region and for football. in one swoop. newcastle united are now the richest club in the world, and there have been so many false dawns at this club, in terms of the takeover. it has dragged on, this particular transfer saga, for 18 months, but it is now confirmed. newcastle united are under new ownership and will receive that confirmation from the premier league within the last hour. i'm just going to be due some of the statement that was released. it says the premier league, and newcastle
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united, have settled the dispute over the takeover of the club. following the completion of the owners and directors test, the club has been sold to the consortium with immediate effect. the legal dispute concerned which entities would own and all have the ability to control the club following the takeover, and this is the kebet i think. the premier league has now received legally binding assurances that the kingdom of saudi arabia will not control newcastle united football club. and if you remember, 0llie, this deal was agreed in april last year between mike ashley and the saudi arabian backed consortium, which has been spearheaded by the finance year amanda staveley, and also includes the ribbon brothers, who own property in newcastle and also newcastle united racecourse. but it all broke down last summer when the premier league effectively blocked the deal, because they had concerns, primarily that the state
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of saudi arabia effectively controlled the club. they are now happy that those are two separate entities and they have given the green light for the saudi public investment fund to provide 80% of the deal to allow this takeover, of the deal to allow this takeover, of the money for the deal to allow this takeover to go through and also there is another element to this as well, this resolution comes after saudi arabia settled an alleged piracy dispute with qatar and the qatar —based broadcaster bn sport to broadcast premier league football in the middle east. so there are lots of elements to this, it has been very complicated, it has dragged on for an awfully long time but the woman at the centre of this, as i mentioned of this deal, as amanda staveley, and in the last few minutes she has been speaking to our sports editor dan rowan and this is what she has had to say.— what she has had to say. looks, it is auoin what she has had to say. looks, it is going to — what she has had to say. looks, it is going to be _ what she has had to say. looks, it is going to be hugely _ is going to be hugely transformative, just as we think that newcastle united needs a great deal of— that newcastle united needs a great deal of investment, we want to invest— deal of investment, we want to
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invest in— deal of investment, we want to invest in the community, in the academy, — invest in the community, in the academy, in the infrastructure, not 'ust academy, in the infrastructure, not just in_ academy, in the infrastructure, not just in players and the business itself, — just in players and the business itself, but — just in players and the business itself, but at every level. of course, _ itself, but at every level. of course, you know, coming here today, we absolutely want, our ambition are four trophies at the premier league level in_ four trophies at the premier league level in europe. so that is definitely on the horizon. you are competing _ definitely on the horizon. you are competing with — definitely on the horizon. you are competing with the _ definitely on the horizon. you are competing with the likes - definitely on the horizon. you are competing with the likes of - competing with the likes of manchester city, chelsea. yes, yes, obviousl , manchester city, chelsea. yes, yes, obviously. we _ manchester city, chelsea. yes, yes, obviously, we would _ manchester city, chelsea. yes, yes, obviously, we would hope _ manchester city, chelsea. yes, yes, obviously, we would hope to, - manchester city, chelsea. yes, yes, obviously, we would hope to, but i obviously, we would hope to, but first to _ obviously, we would hope to, but first to be — obviously, we would hope to, but first to be competitive at the top of the _ first to be competitive at the top of the league we need to be able to build ourselves up and it will take time _ build ourselves up and it will take time. ., ., ., ., . . , time. you will have had a criticism from human _ time. you will have had a criticism from human rights— time. you will have had a criticism from human rights campaign i time. you will have had a criticism from human rights campaign is i time. you will have had a criticism l from human rights campaign is that because of saudi arabia's human rights record it is not an appropriate association for one of the country's best known clubs. what would you say to those critics? i am honestly aware _ would you say to those critics? i am honestly aware those _ would you say to those critics? i am honestly aware those comments that have been_ honestly aware those comments that have been made over the course of today— have been made over the course of today and _ have been made over the course of today and that is something we take very seriously and keenly. however, we are _ very seriously and keenly. however, we are very — very seriously and keenly. however, we are very much our partner is not the saudi _ we are very much our partner is not the saudi state, our partner is pif. and we _ the saudi state, our partner is pif. and we look— the saudi state, our partner is pif. and we look forward to working with them _ and we look forward to working with
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them one _ and we look forward to working with them. one great thing is it has taken — them. one great thing is it has taken me — them. one great thing is it has taken me four years to get there, i have _ taken me four years to get there, i have got— taken me four years to get there, i have got to — taken me four years to get there, i have got to work with a really great team _ have got to work with a really great team who _ have got to work with a really great team who i — have got to work with a really great team who i have got to know very keenly _ team who i have got to know very keenly and — team who i have got to know very keenly and very closely. and i trust in their— keenly and very closely. and i trust in theirjudgment about what is great _ in theirjudgment about what is great for— in theirjudgment about what is great for newcastle.— in theirjudgment about what is great for newcastle. some say it is an example — great for newcastle. some say it is an example of _ great for newcastle. some say it is an example of sports _ great for newcastle. some say it is an example of sports washing i great for newcastle. some say it is an example of sports washing by l an example of sports washing by saudi arabia, is it? hot an example of sports washing by saudi arabia, is it?— saudi arabia, is it? not at all. it is not sports _ saudi arabia, is it? not at all. it is not sports washing _ saudi arabia, is it? not at all. it is not sports washing at - saudi arabia, is it? not at all. it is not sports washing at all. i saudi arabia, is it? not at all. it- is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who — is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who will _ is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who will get _ is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who will get a _ is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who will get a seat - is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who will get a seat on i is not sports washing at all. amanda staveley who will get a seat on the l staveley who will get a seat on the board. stay with me katie, because we've touched on the objections from human right�*s groups to saudi involvement, pointing to a number of abuses, let's hear from amnesty international. today's decision shows that english foothall— today's decision shows that english football is _ today's decision shows that english football is open _ today's decision shows that english football is open to _ today's decision shows that english football is open to business - today's decision shows that english football is open to business when . today's decision shows that english football is open to business when it comes— football is open to business when it comes to _ football is open to business when it comes to buying _ football is open to business when it comes to buying your— football is open to business when it comes to buying your way- football is open to business when it comes to buying your way into - comes to buying your way into laundering _ comes to buying your way into laundering the _ comes to buying your way into laundering the image - comes to buying your way into laundering the image of- comes to buying your way into laundering the image of a i comes to buying your way into i laundering the image of a country with a _ laundering the image of a country with a severely— laundering the image of a country with a severely tarnished - laundering the image of a country with a severely tarnished human i with a severely tarnished human rights _ with a severely tarnished human rights reputation. _ with a severely tarnished human rights reputation. that - with a severely tarnished human rights reputation. that is - with a severely tarnished human i rights reputation. that is something amnesty— rights reputation. that is something amnesty and — rights reputation. that is something amnesty and others _ rights reputation. that is something amnesty and others have _ rights reputation. that is something amnesty and others have described| rights reputation. that is something i amnesty and others have described as sports _ amnesty and others have described as sports washing — amnesty and others have described as sports washing it— amnesty and others have described as sports washing. it is _ amnesty and others have described as sports washing. it is one _ amnesty and others have described as sports washing. it is one of— amnesty and others have described as sports washing. it is one of the - sports washing. it is one of the worst— sports washing. it is one of the worst places _ sports washing. it is one of the worst places in _ sports washing. it is one of the worst places in the _ sports washing. it is one of the worst places in the world - sports washing. it is one of the worst places in the world to i sports washing. it is one of the worst places in the world to be| sports washing. it is one of the i worst places in the world to be a woman, — worst places in the world to be a woman, to — worst places in the world to be a woman, to he _ worst places in the world to be a woman, to be an— worst places in the world to be a woman, to be an lgbt_ worst places in the world to be a woman, to be an lgbt person. worst places in the world to be a i woman, to be an lgbt person and worst places in the world to be a - woman, to be an lgbt person and the death— woman, to be an lgbt person and the death penalty— woman, to be an lgbt person and the death penalty routinely— woman, to be an lgbt person and the death penalty routinely employed. i death penalty routinely employed. ever since — death penalty routinely employed. ever since the _ death penalty routinely employed. ever since the deal— death penalty routinely employed. ever since the deal was— death penalty routinely employed. ever since the deal was first - ever since the deal was first floated _ ever since the deal was first floated we _ ever since the deal was first floated we said _ ever since the deal was first
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floated we said it _ ever since the deal was first floated we said it would i ever since the deal was first - floated we said it would represent the saudis — floated we said it would represent the saudi's high _ floated we said it would represent the saudi's high watermark - floated we said it would represent the saudi's high watermark for i floated we said it would represent i the saudi's high watermark for them to launder— the saudi's high watermark for them to laundertheir_ the saudi's high watermark for them to launder their image _ the saudi's high watermark for them to launder their image in— the saudi's high watermark for them to launder their image in this - the saudi's high watermark for them to launder their image in this way i to launder their image in this way via the _ to launder their image in this way via the glamour— to launder their image in this way via the glamour of— to launder their image in this way via the glamour of top—flight i via the glamour of top—flight english — via the glamour of top—flight english football. _ via the glamour of top—flight english football. instead i via the glamour of top—flight english football. instead of. english football. instead of allowing _ english football. instead of allowing them _ english football. instead of allowing them to _ english football. instead of allowing them to walk- english football. instead of. allowing them to walk straight english football. instead of- allowing them to walk straight into english _ allowing them to walk straight into english football— allowing them to walk straight into english football because _ allowing them to walk straight into english football because they - allowing them to walk straight into english football because they have| english football because they have deep pockets, _ english football because they have deep pockets. we _ english football because they have deep pockets, we have _ english football because they have deep pockets, we have urged - english football because they have deep pockets, we have urged the. deep pockets, we have urged the premier— deep pockets, we have urged the premier league _ deep pockets, we have urged the premier league to _ deep pockets, we have urged the premier league to change - deep pockets, we have urged the premier league to change their. premier league to change their owners— premier league to change their owners test— premier league to change their owners test to _ premier league to change their owners test to include - premier league to change their owners test to include human. premier league to change their- owners test to include human rights issues _ owners test to include human rights issues. , , owners test to include human rights issues. , ._ , owners test to include human rights issues. , , , , . issues. they say this public investment _ issues. they say this public investment fund _ issues. they say this public investment fund is - issues. they say this public i investment fund is completely different from the state, but it will be scrutinised to the nth degree going forward. titer? will be scrutinised to the nth degree going forward. very much there, degree going forward. very much there. and _ degree going forward. very much there, and she _ degree going forward. very much there, and she touched _ degree going forward. very much there, and she touched on i degree going forward. very much there, and she touched on that l degree going forward. very much j there, and she touched on that in that interview with dan. even though the premier league are satisfied that the saudi investment fund and the club are not state—owned, that many people will still feel a deep sense of unease about this. those fans that i have spoken to who echo that, and you can't quite separate their love for the club for linking up their love for the club for linking up with a regime that has been accused of human rights abuses in the way it has. so i think they will
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be heavily scrutinised, as you say, and that line of the statement that the premier league have received legally binding assurances, i think that will be key moving forward and it will just that will be key moving forward and it willjust add to the scrutiny around this and around this ownership. around this and around this ownership-— around this and around this ownershi -. �* , ., ., ownership. but you mentioned the fans of the most _ ownership. but you mentioned the fans of the most part _ ownership. but you mentioned the fans of the most part they - ownership. but you mentioned the fans of the most part they must i ownership. but you mentioned the| fans of the most part they must be completely made up because they have been protesting for years against the former ownership of mike ashley. yes, i think made up is an understatement. car horns have been going for hours, huge crowds of fans have gathered around the stadium. we have gathered around the stadium. we have seen huge flags go past as well. they are just in the real party mood i think, because there has been 1a years really of frustration under the mike ashley regime, and that frustration has been released with this news, but also a real sense of excitement as well. their club is now incredibly powerful in world football, they are the richest club in the world, the
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public investment fund is worth around £260 billion, and all the possibilities that that brings in the investment that could bring not just to the club to the region and to the city as well. as you can imagine, fans are very excited about this. let's hearfrom some now. it this. let's hear from some now. it isjust a bit of this. let's hear from some now. it is just a bit of a relief. this. let's hear from some now. it isjust a bit of a relief. i'm like a kid _ isjust a bit of a relief. i'm like a kid on — isjust a bit of a relief. i'm like a kid on christmas morning. all my birthdays _ a kid on christmas morning. all my birthdays and christmases have come at the _ birthdays and christmases have come at the same _ birthdays and christmases have come at the same time. chuffed. we birthdays and christmases have come at the same time. chuffed.— at the same time. chuffed. we have half decent — at the same time. chuffed. we have half decent team, _ at the same time. chuffed. we have half decent team, admittedly i at the same time. chuffed. we have half decent team, admittedly steve | half decent team, admittedly steve races _ half decent team, admittedly steve races and _ half decent team, admittedly steve races and the — half decent team, admittedly steve races and the man _ half decent team, admittedly steve races and the man to _ half decent team, admittedly steve races and the man to take - half decent team, admittedly steve races and the man to take us - half decent team, admittedly steve i races and the man to take us forward but now— races and the man to take us forward but now i_ races and the man to take us forward but now i have — races and the man to take us forward but now i have someone _ races and the man to take us forward but now i have someone with- races and the man to take us forward but now i have someone with a - races and the man to take us forward but now i have someone with a bit. races and the man to take us forward but now i have someone with a bit of| but now i have someone with a bit of ambition— but now i have someone with a bit of ambition we — but now i have someone with a bit of ambition we can _ but now i have someone with a bit of ambition we can become _ but now i have someone with a bit of ambition we can become the - but now i have someone with a bit of ambition we can become the club i but now i have someone with a bit of. ambition we can become the club that we should _ ambition we can become the club that we should be — ambition we can become the club that we should be. we _ ambition we can become the club that we should be— we should be. we have grown up with a newcastle — we should be. we have grown up with a newcastle not _ we should be. we have grown up with a newcastle not used _ we should be. we have grown up with a newcastle not used to _ we should be. we have grown up with a newcastle not used to competing i we should be. we have grown up with | a newcastle not used to competing so when i _ a newcastle not used to competing so when i hear— a newcastle not used to competing so when i hear stories from my dad from the past _ when i hear stories from my dad from the past of— when i hear stories from my dad from the past of the late 905 being so close _ the past of the late 905 being so close to — the past of the late 905 being so close to winning the league, it is that slight— close to winning the league, it is that slight chance that we could be back to _ that slight chance that we could be back to that. that slight chance that we could be back to that-— that slight chance that we could be back to that. ~ ., ., , ., ., back to that. who do you want them to bu ? a back to that. who do you want them to buy? a striker _ back to that. who do you want them to buy? a striker of _ back to that. who do you want them to buy? a striker of some _ back to that. who do you want them to buy? a striker of some sort. i back to that. who do you want them to buy? a striker of some sort. not| to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered. to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered- as _ to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered. as long _ to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered. as long as _ to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered. as long as he _ to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered. as long as he is - to buy? a striker of some sort. not bothered. as long as he is good, i bothered. a5 long as he is good, that's— bothered. a5 long as he is good, that's the — bothered. a5 long as he is good, that's the main _ bothered. a5 long as he is good, that's the main thing. _ bothered. a5 long as he is good,
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that's the main thing. this - bothered. as long as he is good, that's the main thing.— bothered. as long as he is good, that's the main thing. as you can here a lot — that's the main thing. as you can here a lot of _ that's the main thing. as you can here a lot of excitement. - that's the main thing. as you can here a lot of excitement. there l that's the main thing. as you can | here a lot of excitement. there is that's the main thing. as you can i here a lot of excitement. there is a real feeling that newcastle have the potential to grow into one of europe's elite clubs if the ownership plays their cards right. but it is about more than that for newcastle fans. hope has been eroded so much over the years and now they have a lot of excitement, and a team that they feel for the first time in a long time can really compete. thank you vicky. so a huge moment for newcastle united's history. i wonder how those mike ashley years will be remembered. when crouches with me in the studio and has been looking at that. the ashley era, all over. ., , , ., ., ., , over. probably not going to be looked upon — over. probably not going to be looked upon to _ over. probably not going to be looked upon to fondly - over. probably not going to be looked upon to fondly buy i over. probably not going to be i looked upon to fondly buy some newcastle fans will stop it is a momentous day for the club but i want to take a back to 2007, the last time newcastle welcomed a new owner. mike ashley the previous owner. mike ashley the previous owner said he would be an excellent custodian of the clur�*s heritage. he wore the team shirt, trying points
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in the stands and appointed kevin keegan. but what fans felt as underinvestment followed. they were having fun and winning trophies, but that did not materialise full stop he renamed st james's that did not materialise full stop he renamed stjames's park after his sportswear company, tried but could not sell the club for a fee he wanted and fans grew increasingly restless. boycotts and protests aplenty. sojust restless. boycotts and protests aplenty. so just wear has or hasn't he spent the money? £221 million on players over the last decade. now that by comparison is about the same as brighton or wolves, but if you compare it to the likes of manchester city, the biggest spenders in the premier league, well, they have spent over a billion, so thatjust gives you a sense of what they have been competing against. if you look at those individual transfers themselves, only recently have newcastle broken their transfer record under mike ashley. nearly £40 million spent onjoelinton. until then, 2005, michael owen was their biggest signing and joelinton has not exactly been a rousing success,
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just six goals so far in the last couple of years. fans though mainly care about results and style of play, and neither have been particularly great, and this season if you take a look at the league table it has been a poor start. second bottom, and without a win at the moment. if wejust second bottom, and without a win at the moment. if we just take a look at what it is like under the ashley years, well, it has been made table mediocrity for the most part, two relegations and just twice have a finished in the top half of the table. and that is not what newcastle fans who grew up may be in the 90s when they were challenging for the premier league and in the champions league were expecting. grand ambition has rarely been matched on the pitch. now, nearly 94% of newcastle fans support this takeover, so what are they going to get? the money from saudi arabia dwarfs that of the likes of manchester city and paris st germain, but we don't yet know how much of that is going to be available to newcastle. they can't spend any money on players until
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january, so questions will still surround their manager, steve bruce for quite some time. but if you just want a sense of the viewpoint and the excitement around newcastle right now, isaac hayden their midfield is a sums it up right now perfectly, exciting times for the club and the city of newcastle. and they haven't had much excitement in recent years. they haven't had much excitement in recent years-— recent years. they haven't. you are up-to-date — recent years. they haven't. you are up-to-date with — recent years. they haven't. you are up-to-date with the _ recent years. they haven't. you are up-to-date with the newcastle i recent years. they haven't. you are i up-to-date with the newcastle united up—to—date with the newcastle united takeover that has gone through. the chief executive of the professional footballers association, maheta molango says the number of premier league players getting vaccinated against covid is growing by the day. two weeks ago only seven top flight clubs had more than 50% of their squads fully vaccinated. we understand we are heading in the right to send —— with the right direction. the percentage is growing by the day and in fact it has not really been a real source of concern for our members over the last few weeks. that is why sometimes we are
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a little bit surprised by the media coverage on this topic because it has not been, frankly speaking, something that has come up a lot with the members being especially concerned. ,,, ., ~ with the members being especially concerned. .,~ ., ., ., concerned. speaking ahead of scotland has _ concerned. speaking ahead of scotland has met _ concerned. speaking ahead of scotland has met qualifier- concerned. speaking ahead of scotland has met qualifier on | scotland has met qualifier on saturday, southampton�*s stuart armstrong says most of the national squad are double vaccinated and the protocols around the camp are reassuring. maybe it is a discussion, maybe that is why they are pushing it. i think the protocols and place in the squad any real good. there is distancing, measures in place. so on that side of things it is very promising, but of things it is very promising, but of course a lot of discussion around the double vaccination what we should do about it. fix, the double vaccination what we should do about it.— the double vaccination what we should do about it. a quick look at other headlines. _ should do about it. a quick look at other headlines. ukraine's - should do about it. a quick look at| other headlines. ukraine's catalina model will referee the game. she became the first woman to take charge of the senior men's game last year.
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ben stokes has had further surgery on his damaged index finger and will almost certainly miss the ashes tour to australia. he's taken an indefinite break from cricket sincejuly to protect his mental health. the ecb chairman ian watmore has stood down, just 13 months into his five—year term. he says the demands of the job during the pandemic has taken its toll. lorena wiebes won a sprint finish on stage seven of the women's tour of britain. her dutch compatriot demi vollering still leads the general classification. the main event for boxing fans over the weekend is in las vegas. the wbc world heavyweight title is on the line once again when tyson fury and deontay wilder meet for a third time. let's cross live to las vegas, ade adedoyin there for us. fight weeks are strange things stop both fighters and their entourage is just turning up the dial, as we approach the fight. what have we had
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from their latest press conference? it was an eventful press conference thatis it was an eventful press conference that is for sure. deontay wilder tried for the most part not to engage with tyson fury, he was very low—key and subdued. as for tyson fury, he was his usual larger—than—life character, turned la rger—than—life character, turned up larger—than—life character, turned up with a suit emblazoned with pictures of the wc belt all over it and wasted no time in goading deontay wilder, calling him a fraud, saying he was weak minded for suggesting fury had cheated on their last bout in february 2020 when fury won by a knockout. deontay wilder says he stand by everything, all the accusations he has made. he says tyson fury doctor of the gloves to gain an unfair advantage, and said his mind is in a dark place, he wants revenge, retribution. as for fury, he says while there is just a sore loser and there is no basis to the allegations he is making. i the allegations he is making. i don't want to hurt deontay wilder, 'ust don't want to hurt deontay wilder, just want_ don't want to hurt deontay wilder, just want to beat him in a fight.
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and he knows what he's saying is lies. in deep down in his soul he knows that he lost and he will lose again and he lost the first time and the second time and he's going to lose the third time. guess what you will be back working in that fast food chain you were working at earlier in your career. men line, women lie about your eyes don't _ men line, women lie about your eyes don't lie _ men line, women lie about your eyes don't lie what — men line, women lie about your eyes don't lie what you _ men line, women lie about your eyes don't lie what you see. _ men line, women lie about your eyes don't lie what you see. so _ men line, women lie about your eyes don't lie what you see. so many- don't lie what you see. so many people — don't lie what you see. so many pe0ple can _ don't lie what you see. so many people can believe _ don't lie what you see. so many people can believe what - don't lie what you see. so many people can believe what they. don't lie what you see. so many. people can believe what they want, we're _ people can believe what they want, we're all_ people can believe what they want, we're all human, _ people can believe what they want, we're all human, we _ people can believe what they want, we're all human, we believe - people can believe what they want, we're all human, we believe what l people can believe what they want, i we're all human, we believe what we want, _ we're all human, we believe what we want. but _ we're all human, we believe what we want. but eyes — we're all human, we believe what we want, but eyes don't _ we're all human, we believe what we want, but eyes don't lie. _ we're all human, we believe what we want, but eyes don't lie. it— we're all human, we believe what we want, but eyes don't lie. it only- want, but eyes don't lie. it only made _ want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me — want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me better— want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me better as— want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me better as a _ want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me betteras a man, - want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me betteras a man, as. want, but eyes don't lie. it only made me betteras a man, as aj made me betteras a man, as a fighter. — made me betteras a man, as a fighter. to _ made me betteras a man, as a fighter, to understand - made me betteras a man, as a fighter, to understand and - made me betteras a man, as a fighter, to understand and to l made me betteras a man, as a. fighter, to understand and to see certain_ fighter, to understand and to see certain things _ fighter, to understand and to see certain things are _ fighter, to understand and to see certain things are no _ fighter, to understand and to see certain things are no things - fighter, to understand and to see certain things are no things for. certain things are no things for facts — certain things are no things for facts it— certain things are no things for facts. it made _ certain things are no things for facts. it made me _ certain things are no things for facts. it made me even - certain things are no things for. facts. it made me even hungrier certain things are no things for - facts. it made me even hungrier than before _ facts. it made me even hungrier than before. , , ., �* ~' facts. it made me even hungrier than before. , , ., �* ~' ~' ., before. the eyes don't like you know that. so before. the eyes don't like you know that so what — before. the eyes don't like you know that. so what about _ before. the eyes don't like you know that. so what about deontay - before. the eyes don't like you knowj that. so what about deontay wilder? he has made a few changes since the last fight. do we read much into that? ~ , , last fight. do we read much into that? . , , ., , that? well, this is really interesting _ that? well, this is really interesting you - that? well, this is really interesting you know, i that? well, this is really - interesting you know, because he sacked his coach who had guided him for most of his career, a man who was an olympic champion, and a former world champion as well, and he employed malik scott, a friend of
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his. the interesting thing about malik scott is he is a former opponent of deontay wilder. wild are stopped him in a round in 96 seconds. he doesn't have much experience as a coach either, so you have to wonder how big a gamble is it employing someone with very little coaching experience in a fight that can be very pivotal to his career. he says all the right things, in terms of how wild needs to approach this technically, but you have to ask the question is, it is that critical moment in between the rounds when the fight is difficult, will he have the right instructions to get the best out of deontay wilder. we are only 48 hours away, we will find the answer. tyson fury looked supremely confident, he is still the odds—makers favoured and you wouldn't bet against him stopping deontay wilder again. but a big test, for deontay wilder, as far as his career is concerned. mani; as his career is concerned. many thanks. as his career is concerned. many thanrs- the _ as his career is concerned. many thanks. the way _ as his career is concerned. many thanks. the way and _ as his career is concerned. many thanks. the way and is - as his career is concerned. many thanks. the way and is next - as his career is concerned. many thanks. the way and is next and | as his career is concerned. many thanks. the way and is next and then fight night on saturday. many thanks. the queen's baton relay for next years commonwelth games in birmingham has officially been launched from buckingham palace.
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paralympic champion kadeena cox was presented with the baton by her majesty for the first leg of the 90,000 mile journey that will see 7,500 bearers take the baton through all 72 nations and territories of the commonwealth, carrying a message from the queen that will be read out at the opening of the games nextjuly. it was an absolute honour, you know, firstly to meet the queen again, and just to be able to have a quick chat with her, and then yes, just being from such a diverse background, you know, i am a disabled female black person. and i think that represents what this games is about and what birmingham is about, and that diversity, so be able to start in this way i just thought was so special and made me feel really special and made me feel really special to be a part of it. specialto be a part of it. october is black history _ specialto be a part of it. october is black history month _ specialto be a part of it. october is black history month and - specialto be a part of it. october is black history month and on - specialto be a part of it. october. is black history month and on sports day we will be focusing on trailblazers, black athletes who have paved the way for so many others. tonight we focus on two hockey players.
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rosie sykes was the first black woman to play for england in any sport, making her debut in 1978, and darcey bourne made her mark much more recently... so, darcey bourne, it is black history month, what does that mean to you? it history month, what does that mean to ou? . , ., ., ., ' to you? it means a lot of different thins to to you? it means a lot of different things to step _ to you? it means a lot of different things to stop it _ to you? it means a lot of different things to stop it can _ to you? it means a lot of different things to stop it can be _ to you? it means a lot of different things to stop it can be a - things to stop it can be a celebration of black culture or it can be a chance to really remember where we've come from and the negative things that come with that. i think it is really important we use this month to remember that racism is still an issue and that people still matter and everything that comes along with that. so i think it is a great opportunity to learn but also to celebrate. yes. think it is a great opportunity to learn but also to celebrate. yes, to celebrate as _ learn but also to celebrate. yes, to celebrate as well _ learn but also to celebrate. yes, to celebrate as well all _ learn but also to celebrate. yes, to celebrate as well all the _ learn but also to celebrate. yes, to celebrate as well all the wonderful| celebrate as well all the wonderful things that black people have done, and the contribution they have made to this country in the world. for me, there weren't any black players playing hockey, either at school or
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club level, if i had been looking for somebody else that looked like me in order to carry on playing hockey, i wouldn't have carried on. i quite often had role models from other sports that i looked up to, the williams sisters in tennis, i thoughtjessica ennis—hill was everything in athletics. with the role models i have looked up to a lot of them have been black women because i have been able to relate to them and thinking i could do what they have done. in hockey i have never really had many people to look up never really had many people to look up to, in terms of black women. obviously there is you being the first black woman to play for england, which is incredible, but it must�*ve been completely different for you when you are starting hockey, i assume?— for you when you are starting hockey, i assume? for you when you are starting hocke , i assume? , �* hockey, i assume? yes, there weren't an black hockey, i assume? yes, there weren't any black women _ hockey, i assume? yes, there weren't any black women in _ hockey, i assume? yes, there weren't any black women in hockey. _ hockey, i assume? yes, there weren't any black women in hockey. but - hockey, i assume? yes, there weren't any black women in hockey. but when | any black women in hockey. but when i got into the england team, i think was viv anderson who got into the football team. i think he was the first black player. and so i looked up first black player. and so i looked up to him, and i looked to see what he was doing and how he had made it. yes, i guess he became a role model for me. i always thought that he was
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the very first black player to play for an england team, but in actual fact i had done it a few months before him, sol fact i had done it a few months before him, so i was quite pleased when i found that out.— before him, so i was quite pleased when i found that out. maybe he was lookin: at when i found that out. maybe he was looking at you! _ when i found that out. maybe he was looking at you! may _ when i found that out. maybe he was looking at you! may was _ when i found that out. maybe he was looking at you! may was looking - when i found that out. maybe he was looking at you! may was looking at l looking at you! may was looking at me, es. looking at you! may was looking at me. yes- what— looking at you! may was looking at me, yes. what you _ looking at you! may was looking at me, yes. what you see _ looking at you! may was looking at me, yes. what you see yourself. looking at you! may was looking at me, yes. what you see yourself as looking at you! may was looking at i me, yes. what you see yourself as a trailblazer? — me, yes. what you see yourself as a trailblazer? l— me, yes. what you see yourself as a trailblazer? i think _ me, yes. what you see yourself as a trailblazer? i think other _ me, yes. what you see yourself as a trailblazer? i think other people - trailblazer? i think other people robabl trailblazer? i think other people probably did _ trailblazer? i think other people probably did but _ trailblazer? i think other people probably did but i _ trailblazer? i think other people probably did but i never - trailblazer? i think other people j probably did but i never thought trailblazer? i think other people i probably did but i never thought of it myself. but looking back i'm really quite proud. you it myself. but looking back i'm really quite proud.— it myself. but looking back i'm really quite proud. you should be. darce , really quite proud. you should be. darcey. l'm _ really quite proud. you should be. darcey, i'm interested. _ really quite proud. you should be. darcey, i'm interested. there - really quite proud. you should be. darcey, i'm interested. there is. really quite proud. you should be. darcey, i'm interested. there is a| darcey, i'm interested. there is a photo of you that went viral last year. what happened there. last year after the death _ year. what happened there. last year after the death of _ year. what happened there. last year after the death of george _ year. what happened there. last year after the death of george floyd - year. what happened there. last year after the death of george floyd i - after the death of george floyd i remember sitting at home and knock downjust been remember sitting at home and knock down just been completely overwhelmed with emotions watching that video so i went out with a couple of my friends to one of the peaceful protests in london. i made a sign saying why is ending racism a debate, because i really thought it is a question not many people can answer negatively, and when you put it simply like that, it doesn't make sense why all these things are still happening around the world. and the
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photographer who took the photo posted it on its into gram and then i got back from hockey training one evening on my phone had just exploded. from there, all of the celebrities like david beckham, lewis hamilton, dina asher—smith, kate richardson—walsh, they had all shared it and kate richardson—walsh, they had all shared itand in kate richardson—walsh, they had all shared it and in a matter of days i went from just being someone who went from just being someone who went to the protest wanting to do my little thing to help, whether that would actually have an impact or not, to being someone who had been given a global stage to talk about what i thought was important, particularly in a sport that is not very diverse, i always felt very grateful i was given that opportunity. grateful i was given that opportunity-— grateful i was given that ouortuni . ~ ., ., grateful i was given that ouortuni .~ . . , ., opportunity. with amazing, he should be really proud _ opportunity. with amazing, he should be really proud of _ opportunity. with amazing, he should be really proud of yourself. _ opportunity. with amazing, he should be really proud of yourself. thank- be really proud of yourself. thank ou. so, be really proud of yourself. thank you- so. darcey. _ be really proud of yourself. thank you. so, darcey, that— be really proud of yourself. thank you. so, darcey, that means- be really proud of yourself. thank you. so, darcey, that means you | be really proud of yourself. thank. you. so, darcey, that means you are now a role _ you. so, darcey, that means you are now a role model, _ you. so, darcey, that means you are now a role model, and _ you. so, darcey, that means you are now a role model, and being - you. so, darcey, that means you are now a role model, and being a - you. so, darcey, that means you are now a role model, and being a role l now a role model, and being a role model at such a young age, how does that make you feel? i model at such a young age, how does that make you feel?— that make you feel? i think initially it _ that make you feel? i think initially it was _ that make you feel? i think initially it was quite - that make you feel? i think initially it was quite a - that make you feel? i think initially it was quite a lot i that make you feel? i think initially it was quite a lot of pressure because it went from zero to 100 in a matter of hours. but now it is something i am very grateful
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for, that i can take a step back and realise i can actually make a change, have a difference, have an impact if i want to.— change, have a difference, have an impact if i want to. rosie sykes and darcey bourne. _ impact if i want to. rosie sykes and darcey bourne, two _ impact if i want to. rosie sykes and darcey bourne, two trailblazers. i darcey bourne, two trailblazers. andy murray has had a bit of a setback ahead of his first—round match at indian runners tomorrow. he left his tennis shoes outside after a training session, and they have two but he lost his wedding ring. he took to social media. my physio said took to social media. my physio said to me where — took to social media. my physio said to me where is _ took to social media. my physio said to me where is your— took to social media. my physio said to me where is your wedding - took to social media. my physio said to me where is your wedding ring? l to me where is your wedding ring? and i was like, oh no. and i basically tie my wedding ring to my tennis shoes when i'm playing because you can't play with it on my hand. so yeah, my wedding ring has been stolen as well, so needless to say i am in the bad books at home. so i want to try and find it. so if
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anyone can share this or may have anyone can share this or may have any clue where they may be, it would be very helpful, so i can try and get it back and get to the bottom of it. it would be much appreciated. thank you. ihis it. it would be much appreciated. thank you-— it. it would be much appreciated. thank you. his wife kim were not like him smiling _ thank you. his wife kim were not like him smiling through - thank you. his wife kim were not like him smiling through that. i thank you. his wife kim were not like him smiling through that. a i like him smiling through that. a quick update of our top story, the completion of the newcastle united takeover by a saudi consortium. that is it for sports day. for many of us, today has been a much warmer day than it was yesterday, but for many it has been pretty cloudy. we have seen some breaks in the cloud though, the best of these have been across parts of north—east england. this is saltburn by the sea in cleveland and redcar earlier on in the day. you can see
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the breaks in the cloud just here and a few breaks coming towards the south—west as well. but rain has been with you for much of the day in northern ireland, parts of west scotland. the weather front that has been bringing the wet weather here will be continuing to be slow—moving. further pulses of rain gradually pushing northwards, the wettest weather for argyll and bute and into parts of the highlands as well. temperatures overnight about 11 to 15 degrees, could have some ii to 15 degrees, could have some pretty dense mist and fog patches across england and wales, could be quite extensive as we start the day on friday. 50 quite extensive as we start the day on friday. soto clear with some bright or sunny spells raking through, the best of any sunshine again more likely across eastern areas but further outbreaks of rain at times for both northern ireland and western scotland.
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meet two women who have made a huge impact on their sport. hello, i'm ros atkins with outside source. an approval has gone through for the takeover of newcastle united football club. it for the takeover of newcastle united football club.— football club. it shows that sports washin: football club. it shows that sports washing the _ football club. it shows that sports washing the tarnished _ football club. it shows that sports washing the tarnished regime - football club. it shows that sports washing the tarnished regime of i football club. it shows that sports| washing the tarnished regime of a human rights abusing country. there is now a frantic _ human rights abusing country. there is now a frantic search _ human rights abusing country. there is now a frantic search for _ is now a frantic search for survivors in the rubble of collapsed buildings. with energy costs rising globally, here in the uk, manufacturers are saying they will have to pass on pricing increases to consumers. and we will look again at the

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